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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Job Opportunity: Firefighter

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Firefighter with ChainsawThe City of Grants Pass is recruiting for the position of Firefighter! As a member of the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, you have an opportunity to join an exciting, dynamic department!

Firefighters respond to and assist with mitigation of all hazard incidents both emergent and non-emergent.  Perform basic or advanced emergency medical care and rescue depending on EMT certification level.  Maintain documentation relative to patient incident and treatment.  Perform as trained, following Department guidelines, making appropriate decisions, and communicating effectively in stressful situations and may include other related duties.

Minimum Job Requirements - A high school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience in emergency services or a job related field are required with formal education and/or specialized training preferred, valid Driver’s License, with the ability to attain a Class C Oregon Driver’s License within 30 days of employment, valid State of Oregon Emergency Medical Technician License or higher and an NFPA Firefighter I certification.

Additional information - Residency requirements: employees shall live within 45 minutes of the Hillcrest, Parkway or Redwood Public Safety Stations as calculated by department policy.  

Testing information - Written exams need to be completed through the National Testing Network no later than March 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm.  The assessment center will take place the week of March 29, 2021.
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